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The top five (avoidable) antitrust traps in M&A transactions

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2011

In M&A transactions, the parties are often focused on negotiating the transfer of assets or equity, and may treat antitrust as a mere procedural milestone

U.S. and Chinese antitrust agencies to sign cooperation agreement

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • July 6 2011

On June 24, 2011, Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney announced that the U.S. antitrust enforcement agencies will be signing a cooperation agreement with their Chinese counterparts

FTC announces major changes to disclosure requirements for Hart-Scott-Rodino notification rules and form

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2011

Companies should begin regularly collecting required data - in particular revenues by North American Industry Classification System code and information about “associates” - in advance of need to file Hart-Scott-Rodino notification

FTC issues report on authorized generics

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2011

On Wednesday, August 31, the Federal Trade Commission issued a report on "Authorized Generic Drugs: Short-Term Effects and Long-Term Impacts."

Competition law reform in Brazil: implications for merger control

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • Brazil
  • -
  • October 13 2011

Brazil’s House of Representatives passed a long-awaited competition bill (the Competition Bill) on 5 October 2011, making significant changes to Brazilian competition law

Reverse payment settlements

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2011

On Monday, a California state court of appeal affirmed a lower court's ruling upholding a "reverse payment" (pay-for-delay) settlement between Bayer (Bayer) AG and Barr Pharmaceuticals (Barr

Major changes to disclosure requirements under Hart-Scott-Rodino Act

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2011

Final changes to the rules and notification form that parties to certain transactions must submit under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, became effective on 18 August 2011

Kansas Supreme Court decision declares resale price maintenance per se illegal under state antitrust statute

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2012

The Kansas Supreme Court recently determined resale price maintenance is per se illegal under state law, becoming the latest state to reject the rule of reason standard mandated by the Supreme Court of the United States. The decision serves as a reminder that although a supplier’s pricing policies may be permissible under federal law, they may nevertheless be subject to per se condemnation under certain state statutes

Notification threshold under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act increased to $68.2 million

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2012

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced revised thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) and 2012 thresholds for determining whether parties trigger the prohibition against interlocking directors under Section 8 of the Clayton Act

CEO fined for H-S-R Act violation on acquisition of stock-based compensation

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2012

In December 2011, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that a public company chief executive officer (CEO) will pay a $500,000 civil penalty to settle charges that he violated Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (H-S-R Act) premerger reporting and waiting period requirements